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Enforce meaning

Enforcement is attempt in management to achieve results as intended or planned.

Meanings

  1. (v. t.) To make or gain by force; to obtain by force; as, to enforce a passage.
  2. (v. i.) To prove; to evince.
  3. (v. t.) To urge; to ply hard; to lay much stress upon.
  4. (v. i.) To strengthen; to grow strong.
  5. (noun) Force; strength; power.
  6. (v. t.) To give force to; to strengthen; to invigorate; to urge with energy; as, to enforce arguments or requests.
  7. (v. t.) To put force upon; to force; to constrain; to compel; as, to enforce obedience to commands.
  8. (v. i.) To attempt by force.
  9. (v. t.) To put in force; to cause to take effect; to give effect to; to execute with vigor; as, to enforce the laws.
  10. (v. t.) To put in motion or action by violence; to drive.
Word: en·force
Pronunciation of enforce: in-'fOrs, -'fors, en-
Function of enforce: transitive verb
Origin of enforce: Middle English, from Middle French enforcier, from Old French, from en- force force
1 : to give force to : STRENGTHEN
2 : to urge with energy
3 : CONSTRAIN, COMPEL
4 obsolete : to effect or gain by force
5 : to carry out effectively <enforce laws>
- en·force·abil·i·ty /-"fOr-s&-'bi-l&-tE, -"for-/ noun
- en·force·able /-'fOr-s&-b&l, -'for-/ adjective
- en·force·ment /-'fOr-sm&nt, -'for-/ noun

Synonyms of enforce

Apply, Implement, Impose,

Antonyms of enforce

Exempt, Free, Relieve,

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